UFT (QTP) Alternatives and Competitors 2019

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Heather Whitfield
Real User
IT Program Manager at Applied Materials
Mar 12 2019

What is most valuable?

The ability to run multiple processes at the same time remotely or on a schedule. So, we have some testing that we do every day, and it is pretty much lights out. It is unmanned. We have some virtual… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The freshest example is some of the RPA-light activities that we have done. We have been able to save on a lot of manual work for some very highly skilled, expensive resources. This has been able to… more»

What needs improvement?

I would like more reporting in analytics. There is a lot of manual work for us as program managers and test managers which has to do with supporting our value statements. E.g., if there is some way… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

Our initial goal was regression testing. It was really expensive. It was throwaway work. We always had to outsource it. It overlapped other test cycles within a project. So, all the functional… more»

What other advice do I have?

I would recommend taking a slower, organic approach to automation. It is hard to insert ourselves into the projects. The functional resources, business resources, and process owners don't have a lot… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We evaluated Micro Focus UFT, Selenium, SAP CBTA, and Worksoft. My main focus was an SAP automation solution, and Worksoft was really good in that space. They were an SAP partner, but I recognized… more»
Jim Ma
Vendor
Senior Automation Test Analyst with 10,001+ employees
Jul 23 2017

What is most valuable?

It allows us to test both desktop and web applications. This is a very important feature for system integration tests, as we develop desktop applications, web applications, and a Web API using the same database.

What needs improvement?

It is very hard to read the test log generated by TestComplete Executor if the log file is very big. TestComplete Executor is a small tool for just running the TestComplete test framework (not for developing). In fact, this is an issue… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

The product is becoming more and more expensive. There are two types of licenses: locked and float. Locked license save more, but can only be used in a physical machine. Float licenses can be run in virtual machines.

What other advice do I have?

This tool is very easy to use and very powerful. It has a short test development circle and good technical support. There is an expensive license, but it could save more, as testers may spend more time achieving a certain test goal if using… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

QTP, was very expensive when compared to TestComplete, many years ago.
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